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Thursday, June 08, 2006

Contest: Win "Heart of Gold" DVD

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Here's a chance to win a DVD copy of the film "Heart of Gold". The good folks over at Paramount Entertainment have made a copy of the special collectors edition available to Thrasher's Wheat to give away in a contest.

The 2 disc DVD contains 2 bonus tracks -- "He Was the King" which was cut from the original film and "The Needle and The Damage Done" from The Johnny Cash show in 1971. Also, numerous other DVD extras including "Rehearsal Diaries" narrated by Director Jonthan Demme and 6 other "Making Of" featurettes.

The rules for the contest are simple. Send in a Neil story for posting on Thrasher's Wheat. We'll see what comes in and pick a winner of "Heart of Gold"

Maybe a Neil Young concert memory? Or a favorite Neil song story? A Neil photo story?

E-mail your Neil Young posting to thrasher ATSIGN thrasherswheat DOT orgLast time, there were lots of really excellent entries that we weren't able to recognize. So if you submitted something last time, please re-submit your entry again!

Here are posts on previous winners of contests of Greendale Songbook and Made in Manitoba book.

Contest submissions due by June 18.

And here are two reasons why "Heart of Gold" is one of the greatest concert films -- ever -- here and here.

The DVD goes on sale on June 13 and you can pre-order a copy now on Amazon.com


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At 6/13/2006 04:48:00 PM, Blogger haahnster said...

I was very tempted to submit a story. However, I didn't have the patience to wait to see if I won. Plus, I had a $20 gift card for Best Buy.

So, I bought this DVD on my lunch hour today. I most certainly WILL be watching it ASAP...

 
At 6/20/2006 06:16:00 PM, Anonymous Cold Bowl of Chili said...

Cold Bowl of Chili said...
Cold Bowl of Chili said... I AM TRULY A LIBERAL DEMOCRAT FROM THE SOUTH AND THESE ARE SOME QUOTES FROM MY HEROES THEIR THE BEST (GET IT LASER? )

"One way or the other, we are determined to deny Iraq the capacity to develop weapons of mass destruction and the missiles to deliver them. That is our bottom line."
President Clinton, Feb. 4, 1998.

"If Saddam rejects peace and we have to use force, our purpose is clear. We want to seriously diminish the threat posed by Iraq's weapons of mass destruction program."
President Clinton, Feb. 17, 1998.

"Iraq is a long way from [here], but what happens there matters a great deal here. For the risks that the leaders of a rogue state will use nuclear, chemical or biological weapons against us or our allies is the greatest security threat we face."
Madeline Albright, Feb 18, 1998.

"He will use those weapons of mass destruction again, as he has ten times since 1983."
Sandy Berger, Clinton National Security Adviser, Feb, 18, 1998

"[W]e urge you, after consulting with Congress, and consistent with the U.S. Constitution and laws, to take necessary actions (including, if appropriate, air and missile strikes on suspect Iraqi sites) to respond effectively to the threat posed by Iraq's refusal to end its weapons of mass destruction programs."
Letter to President Clinton, signed by Sens. Carl Levin, Tom Daschle, John Kerry, and others Oct. 9, 1998.

"Saddam Hussein has been engaged in the development of weapons of mass destruction technology which is a threat to countries in the region and he has made a mockery of the weapons inspection process."
Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D, CA), Dec. 16, 1998.

"Hussein has ... chosen to spend his money on building weapons of mass destruction and palaces for his cronies."
Madeline Albright, Clinton Secretary of State, Nov. 10, 1999.

"There is no doubt that . Saddam Hussein has reinvigorated his weapons programs. Reports indicate that biological, chemical and nuclear programs continue apace and may be back to pre-Gulf War status. In addition, Saddam continues to redefine delivery systems and is doubtless using the cover of a licit missile program to develop longer-range missiles that will threaten the United States and our allies."
Letter to President Bush, Signed by Sen. Bob Graham (D, FL,) and others, Dec, 5, 2001.

"We begin with the common belief that Saddam Hussein is a tyrant and a threat to the peace and stability of the region. He has ignored the mandate of the United Nations and is building weapons of mass destruction and the means of delivering them."
Sen. Carl Levin (d, MI), Sept. 19, 2002.

"We know that he has stored secret supplies of biological and chemical weapons throughout his country."
Al Gore, Sept. 23, 2002.

"Iraq's search for weapons of mass destruction has proven impossible to deter and we should assume that it will continue for as long as Saddam is in power."
Al Gore, Sept. 23, 2002.

"We have known for many years that Saddam Hussein is seing and developing weapons of mass destruction."
Sen. Ted Kennedy (D, MA), Sept. 27, 2002.

"The last UN weapons inspectors left Iraq in October1998. We are confident that Saddam Hussein retains some stockpiles of chemical and biological weapons, and that he has since embarked on a crash course to build up his chemical and biological warfare capabilities. Intelligence reports indicate that he is seeking nuclear weapons..."
Sen. Robert Byrd (D, WV), Oct. 3, 2002.

"I will be voting to give the President of the United States the authority to use force — if necessary — to disarm Saddam Hussein because I believe that a deadly arsenal of weapons of mass destruction in his hands is a real and grave threat to our security."
Sen. John F. Kerry (D, MA), Oct. 9, 2002.

"There is unmistakable evidence that Saddam Hussein is working aggressively to develop nuclear weapons and will likely have nuclear weapons within the next five years . We also should remember we have alway s underestimated the progress Saddam has made in development of weapons of mass destruction."
Sen. Jay Rockerfeller (D, WV), Oct 10, 2002,

"He has systematically violated, over the course of the past 11 years, every significant UN resolution that has demanded that he disarm and destroy his chemical and biological weapons, and any nuclear capacity. This he has refused to do."
Rep. Henry Waxman (D, CA), Oct. 10, 2002.

"In the four years since the inspectors left, intelligence reports show that Saddam Hussein has worked to rebuild his chemical and biological weapons stock, his missile delivery capability, and his nuclear program. He has also given aid, comfort, and sanctuary to terrorists, including al Qaeda members. It is clear, however, that if left unchecked, Saddam Hussein will continue to increase his capacity to wage biological and chemical warfare, and will keep trying to develop nuclear weapons."
Sen. Hillary Clinton (D, NY), Oct 10, 2002

"We are in possession of what I think to be compelling evidence that Saddam Hussein has, and has had for a number of years, a developing capacity for the production and storage of weapons of mass destruction. "[W]ithout question, we need to disarm Saddam Hussein. He is a brutal, murderous dictator, leading an oppressive regime ... He presents a particularly grievous threat because he is so consistently prone to miscalculation. And now he has continued deceit and his consistent grasp for weapons of mass destruction ... So the threat of Saddam Hussein with weapons of mass destruction is real ...
Sen. John F. Kerry (D, MA), Jan. 23. 2003.


I am a liberal and I loved Bill Clinton. I will vote for Hillary in '08.

 
At 8/31/2006 02:44:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

When can we get it in Britain on the British format

 

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